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Marketing with Placement Year

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

3 GCSEs at grade C/4 (or equivalent) including English Language.

UCAS Tariff

104

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subjects

Business and management

Marketing

Marketing is an exciting and dynamic industry where every week can be different. Our Degree will prepare you for a career in Marketing, combining essential knowledge with practical experience and training. This degree reflects the modern world of marketing; incorporating digital communications, data analytics and social media alongside the traditional skills and knowledge which will form the foundation of your marketing career.

Marketing can seem full of contradictions: It is a fast-changing industry with new strategies constantly developing; but it is built on the simple idea that meaningful stories can impact peoples’ lives. It is driven by technology and increasingly reliant on data and digital; but it is about empathy and understanding human behaviour. It is closely tied to a business’s finances and concerned with return on investment; but it is also creative – you could find yourself designing campaigns, overseeing photography, editing written copy, or giving feedback on artwork.

Marketing is a practical, hands-on process – not just a collection of theories learnt in a classroom. We make extensive use of case study material, guest speakers, workplace visits and project work to help you apply what you’ve learnt.

The programme combines academic study with real-world scenarios, developing your knowledge with marketing problem-solving situations. You will gain valuable, real-world experience of marketing on a year-long placement between your second and third years of study.

In your first year you will develop a general grounding in Marketing. In the second and third years of the course you will have opportunities to specialise your knowledge with contemporary marketing modules which go into key areas in greater depth. In your final year you will undertake a piece of research into a topic of your choosing. Throughout the course you will also learn important managerial skills, preparing you to manage your own marketing team.

Modules

https://www.yorksj.ac.uk/N106

Assessment methods

https://www.yorksj.ac.uk/N106

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£12,750
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Republic of Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

York St John University

Department:

Management

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How do students rate their degree experience?

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Business and management

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

97%
UK students
3%
International students
77%
Male students
23%
Female students
74%
2:1 or above
17%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

D
C
C

Marketing

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

82%
UK students
18%
International students
55%
Male students
45%
Female students
74%
2:1 or above
17%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
E
E

After graduation


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Business and management

What are graduates doing after six months?

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£20,000
med
Average annual salary
95%
med
Employed or in further education
60%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

16%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
13%
Business, finance and related associate professionals
10%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers

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What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Business and management

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